Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

129,024

Bossier Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 129,024 with a growth rate of -0.1% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bossier Parish, Louisiana is the 12th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 117,637 and has seen a growth of 9.68% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029128,394-126-0.1%
2028128,520-126-0.1%
2027128,646-126-0.1%
2026128,772-126-0.1%
2025128,898-126-0.1%
2024129,024-126-0.1%
2023129,150-126-0.1%
2022129,276-126-0.1%
2021129,4026850.53%
2020128,7171,3401.05%
2019127,3772240.18%
2018127,1531420.11%
2017127,0111,0650.85%
2016125,9463120.25%
2015125,6347120.57%
2014124,9228730.7%
2013124,0498720.71%
2012123,1773,0552.54%
2011120,1222,4852.11%
2010117,637
199086,0885,3676.65%
198080,72116,20225.11%
197064,5196,89711.97%
196057,62217,48343.56%
195040,1396,97721.04%
194033,1624,77416.82%
193028,3886,12227.49%
192022,2665282.43%
191021,738-2,415-10%
190024,1533,82318.8%
189020,3304,28826.73%
188016,0423,36726.56%
187012,6751,32711.69%
186011,3484,38663%
18506,962-121,432-94.58%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.1% (-126)
County Website
Bossier Parish
County Seat
2020 Population
128,717
Area
840 mi²
Density
154 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.24% (307)
Founded
February 24, 1843

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White86,18366.87%
Black or African American30,76623.87%
Two or more races6,6375.15%
Asian2,5892.01%
Other race1,9571.52%
Native American6820.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander630.05%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36

Total

35.3

Male

37.2

Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 97,138 adults, (19,042 of whom are seniors) in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female64,87150.34%
Male64,00649.66%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All48,6512.665.434.6
Married22,5893.2681.718.3
Non Family16,9981.2152.947.1
Female6,5533.6142.157.9
Male2,5113.5664.535.5
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 72.73%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,675

Average Earnings

$53,680

Average Male

$34,954

Average Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

93.21% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White80,9588,96911.08%
Black30,0658,71328.98%
Hispanic8,8222,73230.97%
Multiple6,6141,10916.77%
Asian2,56943316.85%
Other1,92520010.39%
Native671324.77%
Islander63711.11%
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16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

17.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 30.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.22%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.1%
High School20.46%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%
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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.51%
Female Unemployed14.82%
Female Employed10.85%
Male Employed7.26%
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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,140

Number of Veterans

8,749

Male Veterans

1,391

Female Veterans

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.19%

Born in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

95.91%

Native Born

4.09%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.91% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 60.19% having been born in Louisiana. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

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